Monthly Bulletin from FAO ECTAD China (October)
October issue of the FAO ECTAD China Bulletin includes updates on:
- LinkTADs meetings in Vienna: In order to provide a platform for discussions and exchange of ideas on veterinary laboratory research and laboratory systems, LinkTADs consortium (WP4 and WP5) held a three-day event on New Diagnostic Technologies, Coordination of Research and Veterinary Laboratory Systems and Policy from 12-14 October 2015. Following the event, the LinkTADs 2nd Progress meeting was held from 15-16 October 2015.
- Strengthened collaboration of CFETP/CFETPV on epidemiology capacity development: On 22 October 2015, Dr Linda Quick, Director of Filed Epidemiology Training Program (FETP), U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) with her two colleagues Dr George Conway, USCDC Residence Advisor in China, and Ms Lu Mei from China CDC/China Field Epidemiology Training Program (CFETP) visited FAO China ECTAD office and had a meeting with the ECTAD team.
- Emerging Infectious Diseases research progress workshop in Suzhou: Promotion of the application of One Health in China has always been one of the important priorities of FAO China ECTAD's work. Dr Guo Fusheng was invited to attend the Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) research progress workshop in Suzhou from 20-22 October 2015, and delivered a presentation on One Health and its application in China during the workshop.
- Assisting the provincial veterinary authority to strengthen the veterinary epidemiology capacity: As invited by Sichuan Provincial Center for Animal Disease Prevention
and Control (ACDC), Dr Guo Fusheng attended the Veterinary Epidemiology Training Workshop in Chengdu on 27 October 2015. Around 80 veterinarians from the provincial, prefectural and county level of veterinary authorities in Sichuan attended the training.
The full Bulletin can be downloaded below.